AbbVie Inc was incorporated in Delaware on April 10, 2012, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Abbott. The company is a research-based biopharmaceutical company with portfolio of proprietary products including a broad line of adult and pediatric pharmaceuticals. The company discovers, develops, manufactures and sells proprietary pharmaceutical products. Its products are used to treat diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease, HIV, cystic fibrosis complications. AbbVie also has a pipeline of new medicines, including more than 20 compounds or indications in Phase II or Phase III development across such important medical specialties as immunology, renal care, hepatitis C, women's health, oncology, and neuroscience, including multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's disease. AbbVie operates in one business segment—pharmaceutical products. AbbVie competes with other research-based pharmaceuticals and biotechnology companies that discover, manufacture, market, and sell proprietary pharmaceutical products and biologics.